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Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI resort

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“golf course”(22 reviews)
“full kitchen”(15 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Business Centre
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Private Balcony
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star Hotel
Nestled in the quiet Sierra pines of Arnold, California in Calaveras County, Mountain Retreat Resort is just three hours from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the San Francisco Bay Area. The suites are duplex-style, which give our guests ample space and privacy during their stay with us. A...
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936 Cypress Point Dr, Arnold, CA 95223
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The room was very nice could use a little more cleaning but not to bad. The use of the swimming pool at the club across the street was to high they charge you $10.00 a day if you use it or not, we only used...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I would not call it a resort. There is no restaurant on site or anything to do. We stayed in the duplex, it was 3 levels - lots of space. But it looked (and smelled) like 1970s, it was not updated since then.. So .....More

1  Thank Katia P
Response from Mountain R, Guest Relations Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI resortResponded 4 weeks ago

Katia, My sincere apologies that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations. Please feel free to contact the resort to discuss your concerns. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Our unit was very clean, had sufficient kitchen supplies for at least 12! Washer/dryer unit was old and Dryer took a long time to dry but worked. Tri level unit would be hard for handicapped persons and two bedrooms shared the same shower. ( walk...More

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Response from Mountain R, Guest Relations Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI resortResponded 3 June 2018

Dianeoser, Thanks for staying with us, and taking the time to write such a thoughtful review about your experience at our resort. We appreciate the feedback on items like the dryer and your overall thoughts on the property. Guest insights are important to us as...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy our time at Mountain Retreat. We have been going for about 14 years. The staff are very friendly- especially Sheila, who welcomes us like family. The kitchen is well stocked with dishes & utensils. The towels are soft & thick. The beds...More

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Response from Mountain R, Guest Relations Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI resortResponded 3 June 2018

We always enjoy having our long time Owners and Guests on property. We are a family here at Mountain Retreat and Sheila has always been the "glue" that binds us all together. It thrills us to know that the improvements around property are not going...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

Units in this resort are very, very dated. Furnishings were actually dirty and so old they were worn and off color from the dirt from YEARS of use! The carpet was gross, even though they said it was recently cleaned, I don't think they can...More

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1  Thank Patricia B
Response from Mountain R, Guest Relations Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI resortResponded 3 June 2018

We appreciate you bringing this experience to our attention and will use this feedback to work on improvements. We make it a personal goal to ensure that our Owners and Guests are well taken care of during their stay with us and I apologize that...More

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Nestled in the quiet Sierra pines of Arnold, California in Calaveras County, Mountain Retreat Resort is just three hours from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the San Francisco Bay Area. The suites are ...More duplex-style, which give our guests ample space and privacy during their stay with us. A Daily Parking Fee of $10 plus tax will be collected at the property upon check-in. Mountain Retreat Resort amenities include free wifi, game room, indoor pool, and fitness center. Accessibility: Not all areas of our resort are Handicap Accessible. There are stairs leading to each suite as well as other areas on property. Less
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Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Golf Course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
GreenPartner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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31 May 2016|
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Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
No bar on site. There is a nice watering hole at the golf course across the street that is open to the public.
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Mchavoya122
28 April 2016|
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Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
No, every unit does not have an individual BBQ, but every unit has access to use the five large stainless steel propane grills that are conveniently located within the complex. Also, they provide quality BBQ utensils for... More
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Aly2909
27 April 2016|
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Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
The clubhouse is ADA compliant but the residential units are all multi storey with the bedrooms on one level and the living space on another. They do have hideabeds in the couches and there is a half baths on the main floor.
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"Our unit was kind of dark because we were not getting a lot of the sun. Some units must be better situated..."
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"All the units had nice amenities"
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"If you have problems with stairs, be sure to ask ahead of time about ease of access."